Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Licorice Caramels

Submitted by Kari Kawa

I make these every year for Halloween. If you like caramel and black licorice, you will love them.

Licorice Caramels

1 can sweetened condensed milk
2 cups sugar
1 cup butter
1/4 tsp salt
1 1/2 cups light karo syrup

Cook and stir constantly in a heavy pan until hard ball stage. Remove from heat and add:
3/4 tsp. Anise Oil (from pharmacy)
1/2 tsp. black past food coloring

Pour into a buttered 9x13 dish and cool. Cut into squares and wrap in wax paper.

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